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Mr BurnsA well-loved episode of The Simpsons is recounted by a group of survivors in post-apocalyptic America, and is told over and over again, and as in Chinese whispers, it is reshaped and becomes a myth. Anne Washburn's drama, Mr Burns, is directed by Almeida associate Robert Icke, currently directing Headlong's hit 1984, for its European premiere. When it opened in New York last autumn the New York Times raved about the "downright brilliant Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play" which will leave you "dizzy with the scope and dazzle of its ideas". Although the play spans 80 years and centres on a vision of American after an apocalypse, at its heart is a renewed appreciation of storytelling in all its different guises.

 

About Almeida Theatre

Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 West End transfers in 12 years, and early booking for tickets became essential - by the time the reviews came out, the run was usually sold out. More about Almeida Theatre

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Angel Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
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Macclesfield Road NCP
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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June in London 2014

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  33% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Mr Burns
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  31% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 11 minutes from Mr Burns
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £59  41% off
Central Street, EC1V | 17 minutes from Mr Burns
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
 
 
 
 
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They Drink It In The Congo
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 12th August to 1st October 2016
Mr Burns, Almeida Street, N1 | Same location as Mr Burns
Following on from his 2009 debut play Stovepipe about the Iraq War, Adam Bruce is back with another timely production. Staged at the Almeida, They Drink ...More
 
 
 
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The Amorettes
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 1st October 2016
Mr Burns, Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Mr Burns
Classic rock sounds from the all-female three-piece as they co-headline with rock duo Love Zombies....More
 
 
 
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Bulhoone Mindstate
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 1st October 2016 - 9pm
Mr Burns, 59 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Mr Burns
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Mr Burns
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ... More
 
 
 
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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan Crawford, ... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, ... More
 
 
 
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
This innovative children's theatre provides a showcase for the art of puppetry. Founded by master puppeteer John Wilkes in the early 1960s, this small, unusual theatre ... More
 
 
 
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 4 minutes from Mr Burns
The immersive Enchanted Christmas House adventure for children aged between one and eight welcomes youngsters into a house of dressing up, biscuit decorating and theatre, ... More
 
 
 
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Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
This design-orientated lifestyle store offers a wide range to choose from. From fashion, to homeware, to cosmetics, it's all here at Aria. Pick up a pastel-coloured ... More
 
 
 
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
This interior designer's delight opened in 1996, specialising in items that add a touch of city living chic to the home. Vintage and contemporary furniture and ... More
 
 
 
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Zoots
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
2 Haven Mews, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Mr Burns
Zoots is a home-service dry cleaning outfit, who collect personal and household ironing, laundry and dry cleaning, delivering them back to your door as good as ... More
 
 
 
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Almeida
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
30 Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
This popular D & D London (formerly Conran Restaurants) eatery is renowned as Islington's top restaurant, a much sought after plaudit given the area's sheer volume ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
120 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
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119 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
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William Tyndale School
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Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
Islington primary school.... More
 
 
 
Islington Student Support Section
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Islington Education Service, Laycock Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
Student support ... More
 
 
 
City Academy
London > Education > Arts and Drama
35 Britannia Row, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Mr Burns
City Academy is a performing arts schools which runs evening and weekend dancing, singing, acting and modelling classes with top professionals from theatre, film, television and ... More
 
 
 
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Islington Float Tank
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239 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
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London > Leisure > Fitness
142 B Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
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Moving Arts Base
London > Leisure > Fitness
Syracusae, 134 Liverpool Road, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
Pilates, yoga, contact improvisation, belly dancing, action theatre, movement, dance and tango - it's all going on at Moving Arts Base in Islington for a reasonable ... More
 
 
 
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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Mr Burns
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ... More
 
 
 
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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Mr Burns
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Mr Burns
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ... More
 
 
 
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
Let the train take you on an exotic night out without actually leaving Islington as you enter Hoxley & Porter, a bar and restaurant which has ... More
 
 
 
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Mr Burns
The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks are expertly served by head bartender ... More
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Mr Burns
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Mr Burns
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More
 
 
 
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 6 minutes from Mr Burns
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Almeida Theatre events

 
They Drink It In The CongoThey Drink It In The CongoThey Drink It In The CongoFollowing on from his 2009 debut play Stovepipe about the Iraq War, Adam Bruce is back with another timely production. Staged at the Almeida, They Drink It In The Congo is a dark satire about one well-meaning Briton's efforts to stage a festival that raises awareness of the conflict in the Congo. Unfortunately, the act of charity seems to create mo2016-10-01T14:30:00+01002016-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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event > Theatre > Comedies
PRICING  £10-£38
DATES  12th August to 1st October 2016
VENUE  Almeida Theatre 
Following on from his 2009 debut play Stovepipe about the Iraq War, Adam Bruce is back with another timely production. Staged at the Almeida, They Drink It In The Congo is a dark satire about one well-meaning Briton's efforts to stage a festival that raises awareness of the conflict in the Congo. Unfortunately, the act of charity seems to create mo... More about this event
 
OilOilOilAnne-Marie Duff and Yolanda Kettle star in the world premiere of Ella Hickson's explosive drama Oil, which explores mankind's relationship with black gold. Staged at the Almeida, with Carrie Cracknell making her Almeida directing debut, the play spans 1889 to 2016 and beyond, drilling deep into the world's relationship with the finite resource.2016-10-07T19:00:00+01002016-11-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING  £10-£38
DATES  7th October to 26th November 2016
VENUE  Almeida Theatre 
Anne-Marie Duff and Yolanda Kettle star in the world premiere of Ella Hickson's explosive drama Oil, which explores mankind's relationship with black gold. Staged at the Almeida, with Carrie Cracknell making her Almeida directing debut, the play spans 1889 to 2016 and beyond, drilling deep into the world's relationship with the finite resource.... More about this event
 
Theatre ToursTheatre ToursAn experienced guide leads a tour of the theatre including backstage and wardrobe areas.2016-11-05T11:00:00+00002016-11-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Theatre Tours
Mary StuartMary StuartMary StuartFollowing critical acclaimed productions of Uncle Vanya and Oresteia, associate director of the Almeida Theatre Robert Icke now presents an adaptation of Friedrich Schiller's Mary Stuart. Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams trade the play's central roles of Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart, deciding with a toss of a coin ahead of each performance. With tw2016-12-02T00:00:00+00002017-01-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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event > Theatre > Adaptations
PRICING  £10-£48
DATES  2nd December 2016 to 21st January 2017
VENUE  Almeida Theatre 
Following critical acclaimed productions of Uncle Vanya and Oresteia, associate director of the Almeida Theatre Robert Icke now presents an adaptation of Friedrich Schiller's Mary Stuart. Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams trade the play's central roles of Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart, deciding with a toss of a coin ahead of each performance. With tw... More about this event
 
HamletHamletHamletAfter starring in Mary Stuart in late 2016, Juliet Stevenson returns to the Almeida stage this year to star in Hamlet, playing Gertrude. Sherlock and Spectre star Andrew Scott, who makes his Almeida debut in the title role, will take the title role. The star will be following in the footsteps of his on-screen nemesis Benedict Cumberbatch, who tackl2017-02-17T00:00:00+00002017-04-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
PRICING  £10-£48
DATES  17th February to 8th April 2017
VENUE  Almeida Theatre 
After starring in Mary Stuart in late 2016, Juliet Stevenson returns to the Almeida stage this year to star in Hamlet, playing Gertrude. Sherlock and Spectre star Andrew Scott, who makes his Almeida debut in the title role, will take the title role. The star will be following in the footsteps of his on-screen nemesis Benedict Cumberbatch, who tackl... More about this event
 
 

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The multi award-winning Russian classical ballerina presents this new production which explores the contemporary genre of dance. With performances from ...More

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Concerts | On 1st October 2016 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from Mr Burns

The harmonious five-piece perform their original pop songs to celebrate the release of their latest EP....More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 1st October 2016 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from Mr Burns

A host of residents and guests supply indie, hip-hop, disco, techno, post-punk and anything else you can dance to....More

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Theatre | Until 30th October 2016 

King's Cross Theatre 1.4 miles from Mr Burns

It started as a word-of-mouth sensation on Broadway back in 2008, now In The Heights is a Tony and Olivier ...More

The Railway Children
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Theatre | Until 8th January 2017 

King's Cross Theatre 1.4 miles from Mr Burns

Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now at King's Cross ...More

 
Florilegium & Guests: Bolivian Baroque
Concerts | On 1st October 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Mr Burns

The period music ensemble directed by Ashley Solomon perform Sonata Chiquitanas XVIII, Stella Caeli, Tota Pulchra, Pastoreta Ychepe Flauta, Aria ...More

Invicta Upper Voices And Invicta Voices
Concerts | On 1st October 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Mr Burns

The choirs perform works by such choral composers as Ivette Harryman, Charlotte Bray and Alice Parker....More

Jane Eyre Re-Imagined By Shion Duo With Rebecca Kenny
Concerts | On 1st October 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Mr Burns

A musical interpretation of Charlotte Bronte's first novel, in celebration of the bicentenary of her birth. It includes commissions by ...More

 
 
 
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